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Call It In Air! Falcon Commissioners' Race Decided By Coin Flip

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FALCON, N.C. — When two candidates for the Falcon Board of Commissioners finished in a tie, election officials decided to settle it with a coin toss.

John Gipson and Phillip Walters each had 19 votes. Neither asked for a recount, so election officials tossed a quarter.

There is no word on who called heads or tails, but Gipson won the seat over Walters.

Walters happens to be Gipson's boss at a home improvement store.


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